Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty of Both Pulmonary and Aortic Valves in a Neonate with Pulmonary Atresia and Critical Aortic Stenosis


We report a case of hydrops fetalis originating from critical aortic stenosis and pulmonary atresia with intact ventricular septum that was diagnosed in utero by echocardiography. We performed a percutaneous balloon valvuloplasty of the bilateral semilunar valves on the 2nd day after birth. We used a stiff-ended guidewire to perforate the pulmonary valve… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00246-005-0862-2


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